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How The World Searched Google in 2011

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Each year's end, Google tallies up the most popular search terms in various categories and breaks them down by country.

Since my readership is global (only one third of my readers are actually in the United States), I'm sharing with you the top ten searches in Fastest Rising, Fastest Falling, Entertainment, Sports, Consumer Electronics, Food and Drink, Google Map searches, People and News from all over the globe.

See how your interests stack up against those of the rest of the world. Beware, Rebecca Black is number one in three categories!

Fastest Rising Search Terms:

1. rebecca black
2. google plus
3. ryan dunn
4. casey anthony
5. battlefield 3
6. iphone 5
7. adele
8. 東京 電力
9. steve jobs
10. ipad 2

Fastest Falling Search Terms:

1. myspace
2. hi5
3. mebo
4. nasza klasa
5. netlog
6. baidu
7. wer kennt wen
8. meinvz
9. hotmail correo
10. delta airlines

Fastest Rising in Entertainment:

1. rebecca black
2. ryan dunn dead
3. price tag lyrics
4. amy winehouse death
5. super bass lyrics
6. crazy stupid love
7. disney junior
8. kim kardashian wedding
9. the lazy song
10. rihanna man down

Fastest Rising in Sports:

1. mayweather vs ortiz
2. soccerstar
3. dan wheldon
4. ufc rio
5. marco simoncelli
6. troy davis
7. india vs england
8. なでしこ ジャパン
9. hope solo
10. pacquiao vs mosley

Fastest Rising in Consumer Electronics:

1. amazon kindle fire
2. iphone 4s
3. sidekick 4g
4. hp touchpad
5. spb shell 3d
6. ipad 2
7. htc sensation
8. samsung nexus prime
9. sony ngp
10. ipad 3

Fastest Rising in Food and Drink:

1. wendys
2. just eat
3. little caesars
4. chick fil a
5. allrecipes
6. 食べ ログ
7. jimmy johns
8. buffalo wild wings
9. popeyes
10. cupcakes

Fastest Rising in Google Maps:

1. utm (Universal Transverse Mercator)
2. siegessule berlin
3. dpt conforama
4. wells fargo
5. friseur
6. elementary schools
7. campgrounds
8. shopping centre
9. starbucks
10. lake

Fastest Rising in People:

1. rebecca black
2. ryan dunn
3. pippa middleton
4. casey anthony
5. adele
6. steve jobs
7. amy winehouse
8. osama bin laden
9. charlie sheen
10. kate middleton

Fastest Rising in Google News:

1. fukushima
2. iphone 4s
3. melania rea
4. salvatore parolisi
5. lamberto sposini
6. battlefield 3
7. dsk
8. iphone 5
9. gaddafi
10. libya

And a look back at 2011:



krzystoff said...

UP - google plus
DOWN - myspace / baidu

these stats aren't loaded with a liberal dash of Google-spin are they?

nice to see the correct spelling of shopping centre in the top ten ;-)

C'mon people, it's only a dollar.

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